Digital Business Operations MBA Internship - Summe

TWDC New York, NY

About the Job

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company's Disney's Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits. Combining the Company's direct-to-consumer streaming services - ESPN , Disney and Hulu -- alongside Disney's international media businesses, DMED aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company's global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.

ABC News Digital is an ambitious, mission-oriented team of journalists, technologists, and business specialists growing the marquee news brands within The Walt Disney Company. Reaching hundreds of millions of news consumers each month, the digital group oversees multi-platform experiences for ABC News, FiveThirtyEight, and Good Morning America, including the streaming news channel ABC News Live and VOD content on Hulu. The business operations team is responsible for the strategic planning and ongoing operations of the ABC News Digital businesses.


You will...

  • Contribute to a website and app redesign by driving alignment on business objectives, building/implementing a direct-to-consumer strategy, tracking development progress, measuring impact
  • Support the distribution/monetization of ABC News Live by measuring effectiveness and streamlining workflow with internal and external partners
  • Facilitate audience linkages with Disney's direct-to-consumer businesses by developing/implementing an SVOD acquisition and retention strategy and optimizing promotional inventory
  • Partner on the expansion of programmatic advertising by implementing strategy with functional partners, tracking progress, and measuring impact

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role...
  • Collaborate well within a diverse team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Strong attention to detail and structured problem-solving skills, ability to build recommendations
  • Ability to work independently and function as a self-starter
  • Passionate about media and television; understand the impact
  • Comprehend the intersection of media and technology and how it fits into the big picture
  • Comfortable performing analysis, reporting out on results, and influencing leaders in strategic decision making

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Program Management with significant strategic planning familiarity through prior internship/work or school experience
  • Ability to work with cross functional partners to influence change

Required Education

  • C urrently enrolled in an MBA program; on track to graduate by summer 2022 OR must have graduated from an MBA program within 18 months

Additional Information:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program concurrent to this internship
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
Work Environment
  • This internship is a remote internship. The internship requires a working, reliable internet connection as well as a quiet, dedicated work space.
  • The approximate dates of this internship are May/June 2021 through August 2021
  • Candidate must be available to work full time hours for the duration of the internship